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Fixing the Most Common Grammar Errors

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How do you help students master language skills that will stick with them into adulthood? How do you fix common grammar errors for good?  Keep practicing the fundamentals!

Helpful Resources

  • This We Are Teachers blog lists 10 top grammar mistakes that students make and clever lessons to fix them.
  • Evan-Moor’s Language Fundamentals series, grades 1–6, provides more than 200 practice pages with rules, examples, and exercises that help students learn grammar, mechanics, usage, punctuation skills, and vocabulary. The skill-specific lessons help teachers target and teach must-know language skills.

These sample activities from Evan-Moor’s Language Fundamentals focus on common grammar mistakes such as the use of apostrophes and frequently confused words.

Click for your free grammar printables for Grades 1, 2 and 3:
 LF2-Punctuation-ApostrophesInContractions LF3-Punctuation-ApostrophesInContractions

Click for your free grammar printables for Grades 4, 5 and 6:
LF4-Usage-FrequentlyConfusedWords
 LF5-Usage-FrequentlyConfusedWords LF6-Punctuation-UseOfApostrophes

 


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Theresa Wooler has more than 10 years’ experience in K–6 classrooms as a parent volunteer and homeschool educator, has taught high school English, and is currently involved in education through Evan-Moor’s marketing communications team.

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